Alex Jumelin and Matthias Dandois are taking care of the flatland contest at the FISE Montpellier again this year! They dropped us a big update with all the details you might need .. schedule, contest format, judging, prize money .. everything sounds really good!
Schedule and format: The pro qualifications will be on friday evening, am and the new master class quali on saturday followed by all the finals on sunday. Like last year 12 riders make the cut from the qualifications. They will fight for the F.I.S.E title in a one to one battle “Red Bull Circle of Balance” style. There will be a 3 rider final: Each rider will have two runs of 1 min and a last tricks of 30 sec.
Prize money (pro) 5000€ (6500US$) 1st place: 1700€ (2200 US$) 2nd place: 1000€ (1300 US$) 3rd place: 800€ (1050 US$) click here for the full list down to the 12th place.
Judging:"It's a big honor for us to announce that Mr ALEXIS DESOLNEUX will be the head judges this year, strong rider with a long experience he was for matthias and alex the number 1 choice to make sure that the 1st stop of the 2014 world circuit will be at his best also in term of ranking. We’re finalizing the other judges. There will be 4 judges for all class qualif and final and 5 judges with flag for the pro final." Watch live: The pro flatland final will be live on the FISE web cast and live on the french TV channel MCS extreme.